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November 4th

Young Vickers follows in footsteps of father, sees success at SHS

November 4, 2014

Not too many years ago Brad Vickers made a name for himself as an all-American swimmer at Delta State.
These days there is another member of the Vickers family topping swimming podiums.

Pro Football Weekend Recap

November 4, 2014

Thursday 10/30
28 New Orleans (4-4) @
10 Carolina (3-5-1)
New Orleans took over sole possession of first place in the NFC South, as running back Mark Ingram continued his strong season as he ran for 100+ yards and 2 touchdowns. The New Orleans defense was able to stymy Carolina QB Cam Newton, who was 10-28 passing for 151 yards.
Sunday 11/2
22 Cleveland (5-3) vs.
17 Tampa Bay (1-7)

Supes consider new alert system

November 4, 2014

Emergency mass notification may soon get a little more crowded in Oktibbeha County, as supervisors are considering adding another service to what E911 is already using.

BOA to consider bid for Lynn Lane multi-use path

November 4, 2014

The Starkville Board of Aldermen will consider approving a $1.1 million bid for construction on the long-planned multi-use path along Lynn Lane at its regular meeting this evening.
The board will meet at 5:30 p.m. in the City Hall courtroom.
Aldermen are set to consider approval of the bid from Columbus-based Phillips Contracting Company, Inc. for the project.

Students deliver speeches about service to Rotary Club Monday

November 4, 2014

One little girl changed Cecilia Heard’s life.

November 3rd

Autry Jean Taylor

November 3, 2014

Mrs. Autry Jean Taylor, 81,  of  Starkville, MS, died Thursday, October 30, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will  be held 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at New Light Church, Starkville, MS with Minister Ross Crawford, officiating.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, November 4, 2014 from 12:00 P.M.- 6:00 P.M. at West Memorial Funeral Home, Starkville, Mississippi.

Bulldogs find different ways to win games

November 3, 2014

Mississippi State's season has been filled with many different types of games and many different types of wins.
The top-ranked Bulldogs are 8-0 overall and 5-0 as they sit atop the Southeastern Conference Western Division. The Bulldogs have won games where they have been dominant from start to finish. They've had games where they've had good starts and had to hang on at the end.

Harrell proves to be a leader for Volunteers

November 3, 2014

Leadership can't be taught.
True leaders, instead, are either born that way or they are made that way through certain circumstances or for some, it is a combination of the two.
Drew Harrell of the Starkville Academy Volunteers is one of those leaders that seemed to always possess the natural ability, but truly molded his abilities through the fire on the football field.

Hebron Christian looks to second-straight playoff chance

November 3, 2014

PHEBA – All coach David Foster wanted for his Hebron Christian Eagles was an opportunity in the playoffs.
After compiling a 3-1 record in Class A, District 7, the Eagles earned the chance at their second-consecutive postseason spot.
The reward is a return trip to Sharkey-Issaquena Academy, where Hebron lost a 36-0 decision on Sept. 5.

Pote Run raises $12K

November 3, 2014

Despite cold temperatures, Starkville runners showed up Saturday morning to run in the Hannah Pote Run for Education.
The race, now in its 24th year, is run in memory of Hannah Pote, who died in a car accident in 1997 when she was a sophomore at Starkville High School.

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